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March 17, 2024

Weekly Update 17-Mar-2024

sunflower-field-kmacy-nikonians-110.jpgThis weeks Editor's Choice images and top discussions at Nikonians - 17 March 2024

You'll find more, excellent images on the Editor's Choice page

Sunflower Field
Sunflower Field by kmacy - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: I love to color and texture in this photo.

From My Session With The Wood Ducks
From My Session With The Wood Ducks by Grandpaparazi - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Great shot, Kevin. Love the detail, subject isolation and the body language of this wood duck.

Going to Market
Going to Market by RandallHartman - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Great sense of depth. I love all the lines and textures. This photo is perfectly suited for B&W.

frostiger Morgen
frostiger Morgen by Hans Ztz - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: I love the depth and contrast in this shot, nice work!

Icing on the Cake at The WAVE
Icing on the Cake at The WAVE by hoaglandjames - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Love the lines of the rock, colors and as you say the snow is icing on the cake, James. Nicely captured.

Graceful Egret Dance
Graceful Egret Dance by PGinFL - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: A fantastic perfectly timed shot of this bird's display. I is hard to get such a unique shot of an egret like this.

Nauset Light in the Fog
Nauset Light in the Fog by Analogdude - Show online - Like - Comment
Editor: Great work blending these multiple images to create the final result.

This weeks top forum postings

Nikon D500: BiF noob by JayPeg 25-Feb-24 11:35 PM (GMT)
Hi all, I'm a novice at birds in flight and am wondering what to do about gear, specifically a Tele zoom. Currently I have a Fuji X-T3 and an XF 70-300 which just isn't enough lens for many of the nea...

Nikon Z9 / Z8: New Z9 Firm 5.00 by Parfumeur 13-Mar-24 04:38 AM (GMT)
Now on line..... still no way to save settings to body or slot 2 or make settings sticky .... AND they changed the sound.....

Wildlife: Sandhill Colts by smitheroosky 25-Feb-24 01:47 AM (GMT)
It's that time of year. These colts are about three days old. waking up at sunrise https// How siblings act when the parents are watching https//

Landscape: Morning Catch by BChrisRad 28-Feb-24 12:21 AM (GMT)
Ha Long Bay. Taken from the beach in front of our hotel. Did a boat tour the day before, with a group so no choice of time of day for interesting light, but a very interesting place. ...

Glamour & Portrait, Studio & Still Life: Portrait lens for DX by ArkieMike 19-Feb-24 11:49 PM (GMT)
Probably a dumb and repetitive question, but I recently sold my FX gear (except for a few lenses) and picked up a Z30 w/16-50mm and FTZ II to go along with my trusty D5600. Been playing at photography...

Weddings & Events: Living History/Re-Enactments Event: Any Tips? by Tubman 06-Mar-24 01:13 AM (GMT)
Every August, in the charming Canadian town of Didsbury, Alberta, the Days of Yore Festival is held. They call it a "living history" festival. People dress up like Vikings, mediaeval European knights ...

PJ, PR & Street: Ready for delivering by mborgare 26-Feb-24 09:14 PM (GMT)
In India a motorcycle can carry almost everything.... Nikon Z-7ii, Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4@44mm, f/4, 1/320 sec, ISO 200 Image sharpened wit Topaz. ...

Sports: Cycling into sunset... by forstfotografie 22-Feb-24 09:01 AM (GMT)
...not sure if this is more a sports or landscape photo...(Nikon Z8 & Nikkor Z 24-120mm) ...

Micro, Macro & Close-up: Meet Scarlett by Second Hand Pat 15-Mar-24 06:47 AM (GMT)
Meet Scarlett, one of my jumping spiders. She just emerged from her final molt as an adult Regal Jumping Spider. She is eating a fly larvae. They come out hungry after a molt. Pat https//www.nikonians...

Panorama: Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico by stlsailor 28-Feb-24 09:45 PM (GMT)
A six shot panorama of the Sacramento Mountains on the east edge of Alamogordo, New Mexico. Critiques, criticisms, suggestions, or alternatives are always welcome. I am not sure why, but the image tha...

Travel: Congratulations Barry Schirm by ScottChapin 01-Mar-24 03:41 PM (GMT)
Please congratulate Barry for the winning capture Chain Bridge in the Beautiful Light contest. The winning image will be added to the The image is also entered in the Best of Nikonians 2022 Contest. ...

Infrared & Ultraviolet: Neighborhood Scenes from the Weekend by Cavy2 19-Feb-24 09:33 PM (GMT)
Full spectrum Z72, 590nm filter, 24-70 f4 I was surprised how little color I got from these, so I converted most to B&W. Would love to hear your favorites, if any //

Motor Sports: MX Practice by jimray 29-Feb-24 10:05 PM (GMT)
It was a practice session at a local MX Park last weekend, both for the riders and me. I spent most of the time experimenting using various focus and metering settings on a Z50 with a 100-400 S lens a...

Astrophotography: Falcon rocket passes in front of full moon by HVbirder 20-Feb-24 06:29 PM (GMT)
While photographing a SpaceX rocket launch in Florida, by shear luck the rocket passed in front of the gibbous moon. ...

Digital Artistry: Essence of Light by massulo 03-Mar-24 03:30 PM (GMT)
Had to create here, should it be moonlight or sunlight??? Thanks in advance ...

Post for Critique: Hope by slip10 17-Feb-24 08:05 PM (GMT)
Playing with my Maui photos from this year I struggled what to do with this whale breach in front of the ruins of Lahaina. I spent my time trying to avoid photos of the devastation yet this one was ri...

B&W / Film & Digital: Split Rock Lighthouse on Western Shore of Lake Superior by jdroach 24-Feb-24 08:38 PM (GMT)
Captured with Nikon D750 with 28-300mm, Lightroom and ON1 Photo Effects for Black and White. EXIF data is in the link below the image. ...

A Picture I Took: I just hadda vent by elcee 04-Mar-24 05:54 AM (GMT)
Taken on my Downtown Albuquerque walkabout three weeks ago. ~LarryC (eLCee) d750 | 79-300VR@150mm | 1/4000 | f/5.3 | ISO 100 ...

I have been published!: My attempt at a New Website by Photo52 06-Mar-24 02:54 PM (GMT)
Please find attached my first attempt at a website to showcase my images and to gather valuable input.

Behind The Image: EC Award-Crystal Ball and Forks by skibreeze7 29-Feb-24 07:12 AM (GMT)
https ...Nikon D850 ...Sigma 35mm 1.4 Art lens ...tripod with 75mm bowl adapter(amazon) ...Manfrotto 502 Pro Video Head with long quick release mounting plate(amazon) ...tethered remote(amazon) ...Ula...

Black & White Film: Caffenol with FP4 by Strada_Facendo 10-Mar-24 03:12 AM (GMT)
https30 for FP4. The iodised salt is presumably being added as restrainer or anti-foggant. Iodised salt has about 25 mg/kg iodide, so 5 g of iodised salt is 125 microg in 500 mL = 250 microg/L. Accord...

Wildlife Contest (Monthly): Cooling Off by whallier 14-Mar-24 10:00 PM (GMT)
Bengal Tiger in India's Ranthambore National Park ...

Digital Artistry Contest (Monthly): March Contest - Geometric Shapes by dm1dave 01-Mar-24 03:04 AM (GMT)
This month's challenge theme is "Geometric Shapes" This month's challenge is to artistically incorporate geometric shapes into your composition. Circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, or a spec...

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